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  • Jay Leno, Julia Louis-Dreyfus among TV Academy Hall of Fame inductees

    Jay Leno, Julia Louis-Dreyfus among TV Academy Hall of Fame inductees
    Outgoing "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among the six new inductees to the Television Academy Hall of Fame who were announced Monday. The other inductees are super-prolific TV writer David E. Kelley, Dolby...
  • Marco Zappia, editor, dead at 76

    Marco Zappia, editor, dead at 76
    Marco Zappia, a 50-year Burbank resident and winner of two Emmy awards for his post-production editing work, passed away Dec. 22 in Ventura surrounded by family. He was 76. According to his son, Robert, Marco Zappia helped produce shows at various...
  • TV Academy President Lucy Hood dies

    TV Academy President Lucy Hood dies
    Lucy Hood, a well-regarded entertainment industry veteran and president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy, died Wednesday of cancer. She was 56. Prior to joining the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Hood was the executive...
  • Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years

    Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years
    Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession. Their pet project — the Academy of...
  • Sean Combs eyes Fuse. TV Academy plans makeover.

    Sean Combs eyes Fuse. TV Academy plans makeover.
    After the coffee. Before creating my own entertainment festival. The Skinny: Nothing against "True Detective," but you know what I like about "The Walking Dead"? I like that I am not required to read 10,000-word essays about each episode or search for...
  • Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly to Host 66th Emmy Award Nominations

    Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly to Host 66th Emmy Award Nominations
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling will present the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations, alongside Television Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum, the academy announced Wednesday. The nominations announcement will be...
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  • 'Most Wanted' on the move

    Earlier this year, Fox canceled the long-running Saturday crime-fighting series "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" -- as it had done in 1996, before a torrent of complaints from law enforcement urged a change of heart -- but said the show...
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: San Fernando Valley

    Southern California Close-Ups: San Fernando Valley
      First published on April 24, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south...